Barriers to employment of persons with disabilities

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Sayam Aroonsrimorakot
Meena Laiphrakpam
Warit Paisantanakij
Guntima Nilthongkum


This article aims to investigate the barriers to employment of persons with disabilities. The article is framed by reviewing the literatures from all sources relating to the barriers in employment. The article has the following aims: 1) To define disability and the types of disabilities; 2) To summarize the barriers to employment of persons with disabilities; 3) To overcome these barriers through adopting appropriate recommended strategies. The article summarized with the need of interventions and co-operations at various levels, global, international and national level to bring awareness through research, education and innovative program to remove the negative attitude of the work environment and other barriers Thus, it can be concluded that when only above barriers are surpassed, then programs for inclusion of disabled persons in employment can achieve positive result.


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Aroonsrimorakot, S., Laiphrakpam, M. ., Paisantanakij, W. ., & Nilthongkum, G. . (2020). Barriers to employment of persons with disabilities. Interdisciplinary Research Review, 15(4), 1–7. Retrieved from
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